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{October 26, 2011}   Weekly Photo Challenge:Opportunity

Double posting today!

For me, I wasn’t sure what pictures to post this week. Last week’s Possibilities felt like almost the same as this one, but then today as I wrote a post I am saving for tomorrow, I realized what I wanted to post. Sometimes life brings you opportunities and you take them and you’re rewarded, sometimes not. Other times, you may miss one or choose not to take one and you may regret it. Not always, though, there can be alternatives. You may skip an opportunity and end up realizing it was the right choice after all. The thing is, you never really know until afterwards. You never know until you take the risk. So you can take it or leave it, but if you take a risk and regret it, at least you have gained wisdom from it, right?

I have had missed opportunities in my life, for sure, but I choose to not regret them, and instead learn from them just like mistakes. One huge opportunity we all have each and every day is to tell the people closest to us how much we love them. To miss an opportunity to tell someone we love them is, I think, the biggest regret you can ever have. Today, I am posting pictures of some of the people I love most in my life and taking the OPPORTUNITY to say, I love you!

For all my family and friends that may not have pictures here, I love you! And to all my blogging friends, I also love you! 🙂

*Not all pictures were taken by me, some were taken by other friends and family*

My niece Lydia and her husband Dru on their wedding day! 🙂 Wish I could have been there!

4 generations....Counterclockwise from Right, My mom, my oldest sister, my oldest niece, my Nanny, and my oldest great nephew

My 3 youngest nieces BEFORE I got married

My two youngest nieces NOW 🙂

My mom with my youngest great nephew(who is now 3)

My husband 🙂

My nephew...being silly 🙂

My best friend Tara, on the left...and me on the right<---Photo booth pic

My niece/best friend Rebekah

A lot of these are older pictures that I randomly picked…hopefully no one gets mad at me for using their pictures! I love you all!

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FreedBird says:

I love this. It is so important to not dwell on opportunities missed, but to keep our eyes open for new ones, because we might miss them again! So important to let your loved ones know you love them. Amen sista.



Thanks for stopping by my blog! 🙂
Glad you liked what I did this week with the photo challenge!



eof737 says:

I love these family photos you share, they are full of joy and family togetherness… TY! 🙂



I was feeling pretty family oriented tonight due to missing family and remembering things, which I touch on tomorrow in a post dedicated to one of my nieces! 🙂



[…] Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity (therealsharon.wordpress.com) […]



Wonderful photos, cherished memories with those you love, remind us to cherish those we love. Thank you!



We can never tell them enough!:)



The Hook says:

Awesome job! Another triumph for The RealSharon!



Do I get a trophy? LOL Just kidding…that just popped into my head when I read your comment! 😀



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